Master of Science in Urban Ecological Planning

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Program Description

Master of Science in Urban Ecological Planning

About the program

Urban Ecological Planning (UEP) is a practice-based program that enables students to develop skills and knowledge to address complex urban issues in rapidly changing social, cultural, political and environmental contexts. The program stresses on an integrated approach to strategic spatial change, with a specific focus on participatory, inclusive and developmental planning practice.

The program provides a strong link to practice and seeks to challenge urban practitioners from all backgrounds, with an underpinning ethos that the best approaches begin with people themselves.

Admission

The next round of admission will open in autumn 2016, with the following application deadlines: Non-EU/non-EEA students: 1 December 2016, EU / EEA / Norwegian students: 1 March 2017

Job prospects

Past students are currently successfully placed in various profiles across the globe. Many go on to become development professionals both in NGOs and government service, while others pursue careers in academia and the private sector.

Course description

The program runs for two years. It consists of four semesters and two fieldworks during the studies.

Facts about the program

  • Degree level: Master
  • Restricted admission: Yes
  • Faculty: Faculty of Architecture and Fine Art
  • Department: Department of Urban Design and Planning
  • Validity of information: 2016/2017
  • Place of study: Trondheim; Gløshaugen

Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students:

1 December 2016

EU/EEA/Norwegian students:

1 March 2017

Last updated Jan 2018

About the School

As of January 1, 2016 NTNU merged with the University College in Sør-Trøndelag, the University College in Gjøvik and the University College in Ålesund. Organization, budget and employees: 14 faculties ... Read More

As of January 1, 2016 NTNU merged with the University College in Sør-Trøndelag, the University College in Gjøvik and the University College in Ålesund. Organization, budget and employees: 14 faculties and 70 departments; Annual budget NOK 7.6 billion; 6700 person-years, of which 4053 are in academic or scientific positions and 39 per cent are women; Close cooperation with SINTEF, an R&D organization with 1800 employees (both co-located with NTNU in Trondheim, and in Oslo); Facilities (owned or rented) totalling 734 000 m2. Read less
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